The $199.99 Netgear Nighthawk R7000 802.11ac wireless router is a serious piece of hardware.
Today, I’ll be putting the Apple AirPort Extreme through its paces, seeing how much of a benefit I’ll achieve over the top tier router supplied by my cable company.
The majority of problems experienced with WiFi network connectivity arises from the wireless router. Most of the time, the problem can be traced back to the cheap modem-router combinations that telecommunications companies like AT&T and Comcast foist off on their customers. While these units provide cheap Internet connectivity, they often don’t provide better connection speeds […]
OpenWrt is a Linux distribution for your router. Like other Linux distributions, it offers a built-in package manager that allows you to install packages from a software repository. It can be used for anything that an embedded Linux system can be used for, including functioning as an SSH server, VPN, traffic-shaping system, or even a BitTorrent client.